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Caption: Ginger Commodore and Yolanda Bruce, Credit: Tom Wallace
Two of the Twin Cities greatest singers, Ginger Commodore and Yolanda Bruce team up this Monday night for a show at Crooners in Fridley called Soph...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Singleton Street, Credit: Bryan French
Singleton Street is a trio led by Sherri and Chuck Leyda of Delano. Lately Singleton Street has been describing itself “Ameri-Celtic-ana.” When Phi...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Singleton Street, Credit: Bryan French
Singleton Street is a trio led by Sherry and Chuck Leyda of Delano. The group plays Wed July 17 at Central Park in Delano at 6:30, and at Veterans ...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Pat Donohue, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
Pat Donohue and the Prairie All Stars grew out of Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band on the Prairie Home Companion radio show. The group is still fresh and s...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Pat Donohue, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
Pat Donohue and the Prairie All Stars grew out of public radio’s Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band. Next Thurs the group holds down the stage at Crooners. P...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Blue Yodel No. 9, Credit: Ross Johnson
Blue Yodel Number Nine. It’s a band name that catches the echoes of older forms of traditional music. In a conversation with Phil Nusbaum, founding...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Blue Yodel No. 9, Credit: Ross Johnson
Blue Yodel Number Nine. It’s a band name that catches the echoes of older forms of traditional music. The group plays at the Black Dog in Saint Pau...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Mac Jazz, Credit: Joan Griffith
Joan Griffith directs Mac Jazz, the big band of Macalester College. The group performs 7-8 PM this Friday night March 1 at Jazz Central in Minneapo...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: The Common Ground Company, Credit: Tim McG Photography
The Minneapolis-based Common Ground Company is part of the new wave of bluegrass bands. In this report, Phil Nusbaum talks with Jorgan Wadkins and ...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Daniel Chouinard , Credit: Christopher Boudewyns
The group is called Lush Country because its greatest focus is the country music of the 1960s and 1970s, an era where “lush” is a good descriptor o...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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Bob Kustra and Scott Eyman continue their conversation about the biography "Hank & Jim"

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Aug 09, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pushing Chain, Credit: Grant Frashier
Pushing Chain is the duet of Adam Moe and Boyd Blomberg. They’re on stage a lot, they drive a lot, they write their own songs and put the Pushing C...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Pushing Chain, Credit: Grant Frashier
Pushing Chain is the duet of Adam Moe and Boyd Blomberg. They’re on stage a lot, they drive a lot, they write their own songs and put the Pushing C...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
With its strong emphasis on improvisation, the Silverback Trio of Minneapolis does “outside” well. But it also plays with a strong group feeling. Y...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Pat Donohue, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
Pat Donohue’s Prairie All-Stars became a household name during its tenure as the house band for the Prairie Home Companion radio show. They’ve kept...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: No Man's String Band, Credit: Honu Foto
What’s it like to be a member of the No Man’s String Band? Well, you can be kind of busy playing for one thing. Catch the No Man’s at Lake Harriet ...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 07:59
Caption: No Man's String Band, Credit: Honu Foto
What’s it like to be a member of the No Man’s String Band? Well, you can be kind of busy playing for one thing. When you talk to band members like ...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Switched at Birth, Credit: Stan Kolapailo
Switched at Birth. The group plays a seemingly an ever-increasing variety of songs on the Bluegrass instruments. They’ve had a lot of fun with this...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 07:15
Caption: Christopher Gerson as Richard III, Credit: Benjamin Boucvalt
On this episode of Art Beat, we visit with a member of the acting company at Great River Shakespeare Festival. This individual has graced the stage...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 08:10
Caption: Julian Manzara, Credit: Jax Ravel
Julian Manzara is a young Twin Cities guitarist whose composing and improvising abilities have started to make a name for himself. He plays solo an...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2017
  • Length: 06:53
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On this episode of "The Live Feed" we visit the St. Mane Theatre in Lanesboro MN for the community variety show, "Over The Back Fence". September's...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:16:23
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
Feminist comedian Katie Goodman of Broad Comedy reviews Samantha Bee's new show "Full Frontal." As the only woman hosting a late night comedy show,...

  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 04:57
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In the years after World War I, stunt pilots in small airplanes would fly throughout the country, performing tricks and selling rides to locals—int...

Bought by WXDU, WEZU, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KVSC, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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On this episode of "The Live Feed" we continue our coverage of Boats and Bluegrass 2012 with Dead Man Winter. Dead Man Winter is a side project fro...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 14, 2013
  • Length: 27:45
  • Purchases: 1
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On November 5, 2012 WMPG radio's own BILL AUDETTE became the first person in the history of "Desert Island Discs" to return to our mythical island ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2012
  • Length: 01:18:35